Yesterday the Japanese media had the chance to see 2012 Olympic Gold medal winner Ryota Murata (12-0, 9) [村田 諒太] take part in a public work out, ahea dof his May 20th WBA Middleweight world title battle against Frenchman Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam (35-2, 21).
The Japanese fighter had around 100 people in attendance for the event, ranging from the media toe sponsors and fans, and obviously he stated his thanks for their support ahead of what will be the most important fight of his career.
Murata told those that were gathered that he had been working on a gameplan to beat N'Dam, and would be looking to use pressure and aggression to over-come the talented Frenchman. He respects N'Dam but seems incredibly confident, with the confidence shining through the whole event.
As for the training Murata spent time working the mitts with Sendai Tanaka and sparring with Patrick Day, who has been working with Murata as a "virtual" N'Dam, and replicating his style during Murata's training camp.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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